Determine If You're Ready To Have A Child Quiz

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Child Quizzes & Trivia

For many of us, making the decision to become a parent is not easy. We are pulled in many directions, all seeminly leading to different outcomes. As a result of my own problem making this decision and learning, after hundreds of interviews with individuals struggling with the same decision, I created this online quiz to provide some insight to one of the biggest desisions of their life.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How old are you?
    • A. 

      15-18

    • B. 

      18-23

    • C. 

      24-30

    • D. 

      31-35

    • E. 

      36-40

    • F. 

      41-45

    • G. 

      46+

  • 2. 
    What's your ethnicity?
    • A. 

      White/Caucasion/non-Hispanic

    • B. 

      Hispanic

    • C. 

      African-American

    • D. 

      Asian

    • E. 

      Middle-Eastern

    • F. 

      Multi-ethnic

  • 3. 
    Number of siblings (including half and step siblings)?
    • A. 

      0

    • B. 

      1

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      3

    • E. 

      More than 3

  • 4. 
    In your family, which are you?
    • A. 

      Oldest Female

    • B. 

      Middle Female

    • C. 

      Youngest Female

    • D. 

      Only Child Female

    • E. 

      Oldest Male

    • F. 

      Middle Male

    • G. 

      Youngest Male

    • H. 

      Only Child Male

  • 5. 
    What best describes your highest level of your education? 
    • A. 

      High School

    • B. 

      Some College

    • C. 

      College Graduate

    • D. 

      Advanced Degree (JD, MBA, PhD)

  • 6. 
    What's your current relationship situation?
    • A. 

      SIngle (not dating)

    • B. 

      Dating

    • C. 

      Dating someone

    • D. 

      Living with someone

    • E. 

      In a committed relationship

  • 7. 
    What's your religious affiliation?
    • A. 

      Buddhist

    • B. 

      Christian

    • C. 

      Hindu

    • D. 

      Jewish

    • E. 

      Mormon

    • F. 

      Muslim

    • G. 

      Agnostic (believe in god, not organized religion)

    • H. 

      Spiritual

    • I. 

      Atheist

    • J. 

      Other

  • 8. 
    What best describes your current living situation?
    • A. 

      In a large urban area

    • B. 

      Suburban - close to a major metropolitan area

    • C. 

      Rural / Country

    • D. 

      Small town

  • 9. 
    When I was growing up, I enjoyed
    • A. 

      Playing sports

    • B. 

      Playing with dolls / action figures

    • C. 

      Playing board games

    • D. 

      Reading books

    • E. 

      Drawing / painting

    • F. 

      Unstructured play with friends

  • 10. 
    Did you ever babysit brothers & sisters, relatives, friends or neighbors?
    • A. 

      Yes and often. I made a lot of money doing it.

    • B. 

      Sometimes.

    • C. 

      Once or twice. It wasn't for me.

    • D. 

      Never.

  • 11. 
    Growing up, what was your impression about kids?
    • A. 

      My parents totally enjoyed having kids.

    • B. 

      There were good times and bad, but kids made the good times better.

    • C. 

      My parents did not look like they were having fun at all.

    • D. 

      There were good times and bad, but kids made things worse.

  • 12. 
    In your opinion, was your mom happy being a mom?
    • A. 

      Absolutely

    • B. 

      Generally happy.

    • C. 

      About average.

    • D. 

      Seemed distant at times.

    • E. 

      Not engaged

    • F. 

      Absebt.

  • 13. 
    Did your parent (s) make parenting look easy or hard.
    • A. 

      Very hard

    • B. 

      Hard

    • C. 

      Slightly harder than average

    • D. 

      Slightly easier than average

    • E. 

      Easy

    • F. 

      Very easy

  • 14. 
    Growing up, how many family gatherings/events (birthdays, anniversaries) did you attend in any given year?
    • A. 

      0

    • B. 

      1-2

    • C. 

      3-5

    • D. 

      6-8

    • E. 

      9-12

    • F. 

      13+

  • 15. 
    How often were your parents at your sports games, plays, parent teacher conferences and any other events you would have liked them there?
    • A. 

      Neither parent ever missed an event.

    • B. 

      At least one parent attended most events.

    • C. 

      Both parents attended the major events like graduation.

    • D. 

      One parent attended less than half of all events.

    • E. 

      Always a struggle to get parents involved.

    • F. 

      Never attended.

  • 16. 
    In your opinion, people without childre have...
    • A. 

      More freedom than their peers with children

    • B. 

      Less freedom than their peers with children

    • C. 

      The same amount of freedom as everyone else.

  • 17. 
    How important is freedom in your life?
    • A. 

      Very important

    • B. 

      Important

    • C. 

      Somewhat important

    • D. 

      Not so important

    • E. 

      Not important

    • F. 

      Irrevelant

  • 18. 
    How strong is your maternal instinct (applies to guys too)?
    • A. 

      No maternal instinct at all. You ask the waiter for a new table if a child is seated near you.

    • B. 

      A little bit. You cringe if someone asks if you want to hold their baby, and you give it back as soon as possible.

    • C. 

      A little below average. You dont go out of your way to be around children and you

    • D. 

      A little above average. You like kids and have fun when you're near them, but you dont go out of your way to be around them.

    • E. 

      Strong. You like kids and generally enjoy your time being with then, even if they belong to someone else.

    • F. 

      Very strong maternal instinct. You love kids and like to be around them.

  • 19. 
    In the past five years, how many foreign countries have you visited for pleasure?
    • A. 

      0

    • B. 

      1

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      3

    • E. 

      4

    • F. 

      5+

  • 20. 
    Currently, how many hours per week do you spent on hobbies like golf, painting, visiting museums, gardening, etc.?
    • A. 

      0

    • B. 

      1-3

    • C. 

      4-9

    • D. 

      10-15

    • E. 

      15-20

    • F. 

      20+

  • 21. 
    As your own parents age, how do you plan on taking care of them?
    • A. 

      Have them move in with me.

    • B. 

      Play an active role in managing their retirement.

    • C. 

      Put them in a nursing home

    • D. 

      Not my problem

  • 22. 
    Do you currently own a pet?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 23. 
    Given a week off with no obligations wou would most likely...
    • A. 

      Travel to an exotic desitination.

    • B. 

      Curl up on the couch with a good book.

    • C. 

      Finish the to-do list around the house.

    • D. 

      Relax and do nothing.

    • E. 

      Work from home to get a head start on next week.

    • F. 

      Explore interesting places near your home.

  • 24. 
    How much do you think it costs to raise a child for one year?
    • A. 

      0 - $5,000

    • B. 

      $5,000 - $10,000

    • C. 

      $10,000 - $15,000

    • D. 

      $15,000 - $20,000

    • E. 

      $20,000 - $25,000

    • F. 

      It doesn't matter. I will make it work.

  • 25. 
    What would you do if your long lost uncle left you $25,000 in his will?
    • A. 

      Buy a new car.

    • B. 

      Pay off debt.

    • C. 

      Save.

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